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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Woodblock print. Sumo. The wrestler Shaka-ga-hata dangling small girl from one finger.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1760-1780 (circa;floruit)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Comment

        Koryusai, Isoda
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Comment

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

    See treatments 

    Treatment date

    6 November 1998

    Reason for treatment

    Temporary Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    Demount, repair, inlay, remount.


    Verso edges adhered to backboard of old mount with long paper hinges. Paper very discoloured, thin and brittle. Many horizontal creases. Lined.

    Treatment details

    Demounted dry and removed paper hinges with moisture. As the lining was not supporting the creases it was decided to remove it with moisture. The creases were supported with toned Mino adhered with Methyl Cellulose (Culminol). Repaired one small hole bottom right with Hosho adhered with Methyl Cellulose (Culminol) and retouched with watercolours. Relaxed on Goretex and placed between blotting paper under a board with weights. Inlaid with Mino 2.8. Mounted in Hashira acid free board by MT3.

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